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  • Why Ben Carson is the Perfect (Vice) Presidential Candidate

    05/12/2015 7:28:52 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 53 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 12, 2015 | Justin Haskins
    When Dr. Ben Carson took the stage at the 2013 National Prayer Breakfast, few would have guessed the prominent pediatric neurosurgeon from Johns Hopkins would be running for president just a few years later. His now famous—or infamous, depending on which side of the aisle you sit—bludgeoning of the Affordable Care Act, the Obama administration’s signature law, almost instantly went viral and put Carson on U.S. conservatives’ radar.The newly anointed Tea Party hero presents a rare and exceptional mix of character, poise, and dazzling intelligence, all alongside a passionate Christian faith and love for the Constitution. It’s not surprising then...
  • DC's "Hardest Working Man" Is Model for GOP Success in 2016

    04/30/2015 4:22:51 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 15 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 30, 2015 | Matt Towery
    ATLANTA -- The late soul singer James Brown used to call himself the hardest-working man in showbiz. Now another Georgian, a U.S. senator, is proving to be the hardest-working man in his line of work. Many Americans likely don't know the name Johnny Isakson. He's not the type to ever push his name into the limelight. But insiders on Capitol Hill know him, and it's no secret that Georgia's senior senator is everyone's "go-to" person when it comes to producing concrete results and to promoting the conservative agenda in a businesslike and respectable manner. Isakson, who was sworn into office...
  • Who She Chooses for 2nd Will Be EXTREMELY Important

    03/02/2015 12:08:27 PM PST · by CharlesOConnell · 67 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | March 2, 2015 | Daniel Halper
    Buffett: Barring Illness, Hillary 'Very Likely to Be the President'
  • Biden: I Actually Think Congress Is An Equal Branch Of Government

    02/11/2015 8:14:52 AM PST · by Biggirl · 44 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | February 11, 2015 | Pam Key
    Tuesday, during an event Vice President Joe Biden hosted for lawmakers and disability advocates who helped pass the ABLE Act, he said, I actually think its [Congress] an equal branch of government.
  • Virginia Senate Candidate Honors Hamas Associate

    10/26/2011 5:14:21 AM PDT · by SJackson · 5 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | October 25, 2011 | Ryan Mauro
    On September 25, the 23rd Arab-American Candidates Night Dinner was held in Virginia, attended by 46 Democrats and Republicans seeking office, with former governor and current Democratic Senate candidate, Tim Kaine, as a major speaker. The dinner honored a top Muslim Brotherhood official affiliated with Hamas named Jamal Barzinji, an inconvenient and overlooked fact for Kaines campaign team. Tim Kaine was the governor of Virginia from 2006 to 2010 and then was the chairman of the Democratic National Committee. He was on the short-list to become President Obamas running mate. He is now running for Senate and will likely face...
  • George Pataki for President: Right Wing Republicans with a Human Face

    10/13/2014 4:09:32 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 36 replies
    The London School of Economics and Political Science ^ | October 13, 2014 | Richard Brodsky
    If hes serious, the Republicans of New Hampshire and elsewhere are in for an interesting time. George Pataki is heading north from New York, where he retired as an undefeated three-term Republican Governor in 2006. Do not underestimate him. Theres a sort of aw-shucks persona he puts out there. Hes smart. Hes not encumbered by previous entanglements with the nutty Republican infrastructure. He beat a Democratic liberal icon, Mario Cuomo. He is/is not conservative enough. The big money boys like him. I worked with him and against him for 12 years. Hes got genuine human qualities that are admirable. Hes...
  • NBC Reporter to Rick Perry: "Are You Smart Enough To Be President?" (vid)

    12/11/2014 10:27:47 AM PST · by i88schwartz · 71 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | December 11, 2014 | Real Clear Politics
    KASIE HUNT, MSNBC: And are you smart enough to be president of the United States?"
  • MSNBC reporter asks Rick Perry if hes smart enough to be president

    12/11/2014 7:59:20 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 94 replies
    Hotair ^ | 12/11/2014 | Jazz Shaw
    I’m sure we’re all relieved to know that after the many media debacles in the last few election cycles, the cable news denizens have learned their lesson. This time around things are going to be different. Candidates will be treated fairly, with an opportunity to make their case before the American people while being subjected to rigorous examination of their actual record and their stated positions on the issues.Naw, I’m just kidding. Nothing has actually changed at all. And to lead off the two year parade of embarrassing media moments, MSNBC featured an interview with Texas Governor Rick Perry...
  • IRAQ: US army denies capture of Saddam's No. 2 - (Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri)

    04/24/2008 8:59:07 AM PDT · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 13 replies · 431+ views
    Gulf News ^ | April 24, 2008, 10:15 | Agencies
    Ezzat Ebrahim Al Douri served as vice president during Saddam Hussain's regime.Baghdad: The US military in Baghdad on Thursday denied that Ezzat Ebrahim Al Douri, Saddam Hussain's former vice president, had been arrested in Salaheddin.Iraqi army officers also denied the report, although Iraq's national security adviser Muwaffaq Al Rubaie said the army had arrested a group of terrorists and will conduct DNA tests."We can say at this stage that he is not under arrest for the coalition forces and we do not have any reports about the arrest by Iraqi security forces," the US military said in a statement.Al Douri...
  • Joe Biden's Son Hunter Was Kicked Out Of The Navy For Cocaine Use

    10/16/2014 4:22:30 PM PDT · by BlueStateRightist · 83 replies
    Business Insider ^ | October 16, 2016 | PAUL SZOLDRA
    Vice President Joe Biden's son Hunter was kicked out of the Navy Reserve this year after he tested positive for cocaine, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. A Yale-educated lawyer, the 44-year-old Hunter Biden was commissioned as a Navy ensign May 7, 2013 and assigned as a public affairs officer at a reserve unit in Norfolk, Va., the Journal reported. But just a month later when he checked into his new unit in June and was given a drug test, he popped for cocaine.
  • Biden: 'The Middle Class Is Getting Killed'

    10/16/2014 2:21:45 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 53 replies
    www.weeklystandard.com ^ | 3:17 PM, Oct 16, 2014 | By DANIEL HALPER
    Vice President Joe Biden talked about the trouble the middle class is having during the Barack Obama presidency at an event earlier today in Philadelphia: "The middle class is getting killed," Biden said. "In the last ten years, average salary of the middle class in America according to Standard & Poor's has gone up 14 cents." Biden's event was "on the Importance of Investing in our Nation's Infrastructure," according to the White House. VIDEO AT LINK.................
  • Joe Biden Joins Instagram, Everyones Lives Improve Exponentially

    04/16/2014 4:29:28 PM PDT · by PaulCruz2016 · 16 replies
    Time ^ | 04-16-2014 | Samantha Grossman
    Fingers crossed for daily selfies of the Veep rocking Ray-Bans Well, it finally happened. Vice President Joe Biden has joined the selfie-snapping, brunch-loving, filter-abusing masses of Instagram, and we couldnt be more thrilled about it. His handle is @VP and everyone should probably start following him immediately.
  • Obamacare - bidens way out

    03/10/2014 3:48:51 PM PDT · by luke1825 · 1 replies
    lowell sun ^ | 3/5/2014 | Peter Lucas
    Vice President Joe Biden is suffering from a serious case of job lock. How else to explain his public dissatisfaction with the job of playing straight man to a president who treats him like a White House butler? Maybe, since he does not need the job to be covered by Obamacare, the vice president might be better off quitting and devoting his time to writing poetry. That is what Nancy Pelosi, the House minority leader, suggested following release of the Congressional Budget Office report that said Obamacare will cost the nation some 2.5 million full time jobs, but that these...
  • Obama gave Biden every s- -t job in the world

    02/28/2014 3:28:56 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 27 replies
    Obama gave Biden every s- -t job in the world By S.A. Miller February 27, 2014 | 6:23pm WASHINGTON Vice President Joe Biden groused that President Obama gave him every s- -t job in the world, but still doesnt fully trust him. The revelations about Bidens tortured relationship with Obama, detailed in a lengthy profile by Politico, only got worse when the Veep in 2012 came out in support of gay marriage while Obama was still on the record opposing it. The infamous gaffe, which pre-empted Obamas announcement that he had evolved on the issue and supported gay marriage,...
  • Man charged with illegal aiming or discharging a firearm after taking Joe Bidens advice

    07/18/2013 7:35:16 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 11 replies
    GUNS.com ^ | July 18, 2013 | Jennifer Cruz
    Man charged with illegal aiming or discharging a firearm after taking Joe Bidens advice A Vancouver, Wash. man has found himself in the midst of a legal battle after following the advice of good old Joe just fire two blasts Biden. Apparently Jeffrey Barton suspected that there were prowlers on his property early Monday morning. So I did what Joe Biden told me to do, Barton said. I went outside and fired my shotgun in the air. Now Barton is facing charges of illegal aiming or discharging a firearm, to which he plead not guilty. Deputies stated that the law...
  • Joe Biden - Bearing false witness, as usual!

    08/15/2012 6:38:26 AM PDT · by AuntB · 8 replies
    TheTownCrier ^ | August 28, 2008 | ThetownCrier
    n 1972 Sen. Joseph Biden, the Democrat nominee for vice President, lost his wife and young daughter in a car accident. Losing your family in an auto accident is a gut wrenching tragedy, to be sure. No one underestimates that and no ever blamed Mrs. Biden for the accident. Right up there with despicable things one human can do to another, is falsely accusing the innocent of a crime. Bearing false witness is even in the 10 commandments, but Mr. Bidens feigned Catholicism doesnt let that stop him. Last night CBS Inside Edition reports, In a striking moment in December...
  • Vanity copy of blog comments on Intrade blog: It's Bush's Fault

    11/07/2012 1:59:53 AM PST · by Kevmo · 17 replies
    Intrade blogger's comments ^ | November 7, 2012 | Kevmo
    I'm amazed that the president got away with blaming Bush for so long. In one respect I agree with him. The reason why Romney lost tonight is Bush's fault. Bush knew in 2006 that his VP Dick Cheney would not run for president. There would be no heir apparent. He handed over the process to the GOP, who promptly tried to push Rudy McRomney onto the electorate. Rudy was dispensed with, way too liberal. McCain was given his chance... yikes, what a crappy candidate. And then Romney was given his chance. All of them were losers. And it's all Bush's...
  • Trusting Bidens Malarkey

    10/15/2012 4:42:09 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 3 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 15, 2012 | Dan Holler
    While the pundits may dismiss Vice President Joe Bidens pained expressions and hyperbolic claims as just Joe being Joe, there is ample reason for voters of all stripes to be concerned with claims last week. With an electorate so distrusting of Washington (and rightfully so), Joe Biden did absolutely nothing to instill confidence that the next four years will be better than the last. There is one line, buried at the end of a rambling answer, which not only defined the Vice Presidents debate strategy, but also his belief that his folksy, blue-collar personality gives him license to send facts...
  • CNBC Poll: Who Do You Think Won The VP Debate?

    10/12/2012 12:21:35 AM PDT · by zeestephen · 27 replies
    CNBC ^ | 12 October 2012
    Disappointing result at the world's top business channel. Biden - 53%. Ryan - 44%. Neither - 4%. Total Votes - 131,818
  • Vice Presidential Debate 2012 Live Spin from ABC News and Yahoo News (live on YouTube)

    10/11/2012 3:27:40 PM PDT · by deks · 31 replies
    Free Republic is the best place to find live links to what's happening now in news and current events. For the first presidential debate I watched the YouTube live stream, and it worked well. I was going to turn it off before the post debate commentary until I was pleasantly surprised and amused that Amy Walter and Dan Harris from ABC News both felt that Romney had clearly won the debate. So if you don't have a TV or just want to watch on a laptop, check out the links below.
  • Paul Ryan's Moment

    10/10/2012 2:12:26 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 19 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 10, 2012 | Armstrong Williams
    Gallup is reporting that Mitt Romney has received a five-point bounce from his trouncing of the President in last weeks debate, with the race tied at 47-47. The race is a dead heat, and, just like the MLB playoffs happening in Washington for the first time in decades, every single play now counts. This week, Vice-President Biden will face Congressman Paul Ryan in the Vice Presidential Debate. Conservatives have been licking their lips for this one ever since Ryan was selected by Governor Romney as his running mate back in early August. But dont count Biden out too soon: he...
  • Advantage Ryan

    10/10/2012 10:07:54 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 11 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 10, 2012 | Bob Barr
    My country has in its wisdom contrived for me the most insignificant office that ever the invention of man contrived or his imagination conceived. John Adams, First Vice President of the United States, 1793 Since our nations first vice president took his oath of office in 1789, the office in which John Adams labored under the shadow of George Washington has been much maligned. Despite the scorn that has been heaped upon this second highest office in the land, 14 of its alumni have gone on to become presidents; and every four years there recurs a mad scramble in both...
  • A Heatbeat Away - Joe Biden's Greatest Hits!

    10/09/2012 5:37:07 AM PDT · by Wolf13 · 4 replies
    Youtube.com ^ | 10-9-12 | wolf13
    A Heatbeat Away - Joe Biden's Greatest Hits!
  • The Inexhaustible Vice President, Or: Of Hogs, Acorns and Joe Biden

    10/05/2012 5:07:22 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 8 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 5, 2012 | Paul Greenberg
    The worst gaffe a politician can make, it's been said, is not the mistakes he makes on the campaign trail but when he tells the truth. The vice president of the United States, who's a kind of genius at embarrassing himself, did it again the other day when, almost in passing, he mentioned the hallmark of this president's stewardship of the American economy, "the middle class that has been buried these past four years." Oops. Even a blind hog will stumble across an acorn now and then, but this time the vice president had hit on an essential truth, one...
  • Tea Party Rally at Joe Biden Event in S.W. Ohio

    09/09/2012 7:28:01 PM PDT · by timestax · 86 replies
    September 9, 2012 | timestax
    Vice President Biden rolled into Milford, Ohio, Sunday,September 9, to speak at public Milford High School to a crowd of about 200 Democrats in the school cafeteria. The TEA PARTY was there to meet him, and his followers.
  • Someone Needs To Literally Give Joe Biden A Thesaurus

    09/07/2012 9:42:00 AM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 31 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 9-7-12 | The Looking Spoon
    He LITERALLY used that word 10 times in his DNC speech. I'm not sure any instance was even a proper use of the word.Here's an example of "literally" used correctly...Not only was the substance of Joe Biden's speech terrible, it's hard to say that it couldn't have been delivered any worse than it was.
  • What Has Happened Since Joe Biden Lost His Mind? (Literally)

    08/19/2012 5:09:44 PM PDT · by joeclarke · 12 replies
    JoeClarke.Net ^ | 08/19/2012 | JoeClarke.Net
    Joe Biden's gaffes are famous, not just for the self-inflicted foot swallowing that he is most known for, but also for the liberal media's obvious ignorance and non reporting of those said numerous gaffes. Its just the same as when Franklin Delano Roosevelt's crippling polio paralysis was hidden from the American public - as FDR's staff members would prop him up into a standing position - just to show how able-bodied he was. It was all a charade aided and abetted by the press, which had just as many communist sympathizers then as they do today. But Senator Biden's problem...
  • Romney-Ryan

    08/13/2012 8:30:20 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 5 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 13, 2012 | Rich Galen
    The selection of Rep. Paul Ryan to be Gov. Mitt Romney's running mate was an excellent choice. Nevertheless, the press corps happily bought into the Obama campaign's early response that, as the Washington Post's Dan Balz wrote:"There was no one on Romney's short list of contenders they wanted to run against more than the chairman of the House Budget Committee." The great thing about that statement is: It would have worked no matter whom Romney had picked. In this age of everything anyone has ever said or even thought about anything being available instantaneously on-line, there is no such thing...
  • Freep a Poll! (Ryan VP pick positive or negative for Romney?)

    08/11/2012 6:12:04 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 58 replies
    latimes.com ^ | 8-11-12 | LA Times
    What sort of impact will Romney's declaration of Ryan as his running mate have on the presidential race? Positive Negative No impact
  • Ryan: It's Time to Restore the American Dream

    08/11/2012 4:37:47 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 13 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 11, 2012 | Katie Pavlich
    Speaking before a packed crowd on the USS Wisconsin in Norfolk, Virginia today, Rep. Paul Ryan proudly accepted his invitation to be Mitt Romneys vice presidential nominee and running mate. The location of the announcement was picked based on Norfolks long history of defending freedom. The theme of the announcement was focused heavily on protecting and restoring the American Dream. Its an honor to announce my running mate and the next [vice] president of the United States, Paul Ryan, Romney said in front of a roaring crowd waving American flags. Romney introduced Ryan as a man of character and principle,...
  • Video: Paul Ryan's Greatest Hits

    08/11/2012 1:18:11 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 9 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 11, 2012 | Leah Barkoukis
    Courtesty of Video Truffle, "This is Why Paul Ryan is the Vice Presidential Nominee" Best of Paul Ryan
  • Obama campaign rips Pawlenty, other possible Romney VP choices

    08/09/2012 1:28:00 PM PDT · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 20 replies
    MyFoxNews.com ^ | 8/9/12 | BRIAN BAKST and DAN SEWELL/AP
    President Barack Obama and his Democratic allies aren't waiting for Republican Mitt Romney to reveal his vice presidential choice. They're already trying to scuff up those considered by political insiders to be most likely to join the GOP ticket. The president's campaign started swinging at the potential Republican running mates this week while urging home-state Democrats to chime in about the shortcomings that - as emails to donors and supporters put it - "Americans need to know."
  • Don't fear Ryan

    08/09/2012 8:09:45 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 32 replies
    Politico ^ | 08/09/2012 | Rich Lowry
    If you are a Republican political consultant, you are almost professionally obliged to be shocked and appalled at the prospect of Rep. Paul Ryan as Mitt Romneys running mate. With reliable reports that Ryans on Romneys short-short list, the weeping and rending of garments among the Republican political class has already begun. You mean, they lament, hes going to pick the Republican who embodies messing around with entitlements? The chairman of the House Budget Committee, for Gods sake? Ryan is the guy political consultants see right before they wake up from a nightmare of a really bad focus group. That...
  • No to Condoleezza Rice For Veep

    07/19/2012 1:36:38 PM PDT · by CHRISTIAN DIARIST · 12 replies
    The Christian Diarist ^ | July 18, 2012 | JP
    Condoleezza Rice has, in my estimation, served this country with distinction. First, as a member of the National Security Council during the presidency of George Herbert Walker Bush. Then, as Secretary of State, during the presidency of George Walker Bush. A FOX News poll released yesterday said that Rice is the top choice of the Republican faithful to be the ticketmate of Mitt Romney, the partys presumptive presidential nominee. But she is not the top choice of this social conservative; this long-time Republican. Thats because Condi supports abortion rights. And, frankly, because the 58-year-old has never been married; never had...
  • Mark Levin: Picking Condi Rice for VP is bad politics and a bad idea (video at link)

    07/12/2012 7:25:43 PM PDT · by tsowellfan · 45 replies
    Mark Levin tells Romney to stop playing it safe and to pick a damn conservative, that Condi Rice for VP is a bad idea because wed be defending Bush policies and Bain Capital all the way to November. He says we have a great conservative bench the he can pull from and thats exactly what he should do.
  • ROMNEY NARROWS VP CHOICES; CONDI EMERGES AS FRONTRUNNER

    07/12/2012 4:56:44 PM PDT · by izzatzo · 96 replies
    Drudge ^ | 07/12/2012 | Drudge Exclusive
    **Exclusive** Late Thursday evening, Mitt Romney's presidential campaign launched a new fundraising drive, 'Meet The VP' -- just as Romney himself has narrowed the field of candidates to a handful, sources reveal. And a surprise name is now near the top of the list: Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice! The timing of the announcement is now set for 'coming weeks'. MORE
  • Has Romney Made His Choice?

    07/12/2012 7:09:42 AM PDT · by pistolpackinpapa · 28 replies
    Commentary Magazine ^ | July 11, 2012 | Jonathan S. Tobin
    Mitt Romney showed guts today when he spoke to the NAACP and, as Roger Simon noted at Politico, neither groveled nor pandered to a hostile African-American audience. He may show even more nerve soon naming his running mate well in advance of the Republican National Convention. Thats the way Reuters is interpreting a comment made yesterday at an appearance in Colorado when the GOP candidate was asked whether he would name the person who will fill out his ticket before such announcements are normally made. Rather than shoot down the suggestion or not answer, Romney simply said he hadnt decided....
  • Why Mitt Romney Needs Mike Huckabee

    07/12/2012 6:13:02 AM PDT · by C19fan · 54 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | July 12, 2012 | Maggie Gallagher
    The "veepstakes" speculation is in full swing: Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey is signaling that if called, he will serve. ......................................................... But if you ask me, the best choice for Romney's vice president is former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee.
  • Romney may name running mate early in election race

    07/10/2012 4:00:41 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 74 replies
    Reuters ^ | July 10, 2012 | Steve Holland
    Reuters) - Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney acknowledged on Tuesday he is considering naming his choice to serve as vice presidential running mate earlier than usual to better compete with President Barack Obama. As they work from a short list of leading Republicans, Romney and his advisers say they are weighing whether he should announce his choice some weeks earlier than the traditional time of around the Republican National Convention, which is to be held in Tampa in late August. The reasoning, advisers say, is that two candidates would be able to raise more money and engage Obama and Vice...
  • Bobby Jindal for VP: The Good, Bad, Pretty and The Ugly

    07/09/2012 2:59:22 PM PDT · by Marketfly1 · 10 replies
    Bayoubuzz.com ^ | July 9, 2012 | Stephen Sabludowsky
    While Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal indeed has his followers and yes, his critics at home, he appears to fare well nationally. Other than former Louisiana Democrat U.S. Senator John Breaux, now retired, who was a frequent face on the national tube, no other Louisiana politician has been as visable. Even Breaux, probably has been surpassed by the current Governor so far. Now, that he could be a legitimate candidate for the VP spot as Mitt Romney's running mate, it's no contest.
  • Herman Cain (President)Allen West (Vice President)THIS ticket I woud vote for!(Vanity)

    07/08/2012 6:41:45 PM PDT · by yorkie · 45 replies
    7/8/12 | Vanity (me)
    If we had these two men on the ticket, I would be able to get rid of my fear of driving (since the accident in January), and put the "Petal to the Metal" to get to the voting booth in November!
  • Frankly Louisiana, Governor Jindal doesn't give a damn

    07/06/2012 5:39:43 PM PDT · by Marketfly1 · 15 replies
    Bayoubuzz.com ^ | July 6, 2012 | Jeff Crouere
    Today, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal is out of the state again. He is on a Romney campaign bus trip shadowing President Obama in the battleground states of Pennsylvania and Ohio. One commentator noted that it was a great opportunity for the Governor to participate in this high profile trip. While it may help satisfy Jindals gargantuan political ambitions, it does nothing for the people of Louisiana who pay his salary.
  • Romneys Wife Says Woman Being Eyed For Ticket

    07/05/2012 10:53:49 AM PDT · by BigEdLB · 51 replies
    CBS DC ^ | 7/5/12 | CBS DC
    Mitt Romneys wife says her husband is thinking about picking a woman to be on his ticket this fall. Ann Romney says in an interview, Weve been looking at that and I love that option as well. She tells CBS News she thinks the person selected for the No. 2 spot should be someone that obviously can do the job but will be able to carry through with some of the other responsibilities.
  • I Will NOT Vote for Marco Rubio If He Is Selected as VP

    06/23/2012 3:07:09 PM PDT · by rightjb · 231 replies
    PolitiJim.com ^ | 6-23-2012 | PolitiJim (@politiJim)
    I will not vote for Marco Rubio as Vice President if Mitt Romney selects him to run on his ticket.  He is NOT constitutionally eligible to be President or Vice President, and I would be a damn hypocrite in holding my ire and giving him my vote after working as hard as possible to educate people on Barack Obama’s ineligibility.Call me a Birther, call me a Tea Party hick, call me an “extremist” or racist, I could give a flying forgery.  I just don’t care anymore.  I’m not going to be like one of those liberals who complain about...
  • The Jindal VP Swindle, A RINO in Pachyderm's Clothing

    06/15/2012 3:53:06 PM PDT · by Marketfly1 · 37 replies
    Bayoubuzz.com ^ | June 15, 2012 | Jeff Crouere
    In the past week, the Bobby Jindal for Vice President Campaign has moved into hyper drive. More pro-Jindal-as-VP columns have been written, but this time from smart, but seriously misguided, Louisiana conservative columnists. Incredibly, for a Governor who has spent the past five years constantly traveling the country, he has hit the campaign trail even more in 2012. Every week, he is out of the state raising funds for the GOP, collecting political IOUs, and establishing his name recognition among that influential power base, top Republican donors. In recent days, he has traveled to Virginia and Illinois and plans to...
  • Romney could do far worse than choosing Louisiana Gov. Jindal

    06/13/2012 5:11:32 PM PDT · by Marketfly1 · 41 replies
    Bayoubuzz.com ^ | 06/13/2012 | Mike Bayham
    Conservatives attending a recent regional conference in Chicago voiced their support in a straw poll for Florida US Senator Marco Rubios selection for the bottom-half of the 2012 GOP ticket, which is hardly surprising. Rubio is the closest thing the Republican Party has to a rock star politician. The young Cuban-American is for the GOP in 2012 what Barack Obama was to the Democratic Party after 2004.
  • Portman's bipartisan reputation could hurt chance of joining GOP ticket

    06/01/2012 6:52:16 AM PDT · by SharpRightTurn · 31 replies
    The Hill ^ | 06/01/12 | Niall Stanage and Molly Hooper
    One mark against Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) being Mitt Romneys vice-presidential choice may be that Portmans not sufficiently polarized. If the speculation Portman will become Mitt Romneys vice-presidential pick proves true, he could complicate the presidential race in an unexpected way: he has a legitimate record of bipartisanship and is well-regarded even by a number of Democrats on Capitol Hill. Portman is currently stirring more vice-presidential talk among Beltway insiders by taking a trip to Israel, where he held a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday. The Ohioan has faced criticism for his supposed grayness but he...
  • Gaffing Biden Heads Out on Vacation

    05/29/2012 6:31:56 AM PDT · by Former Proud Canadian · 11 replies
    White House Dossier ^ | May 29, 2012 | Keith Koffler
    Vice President Biden, who has been increasingly prone to gaffes and veering off message as of late, is taking the week off. Biden will be at home in Wilmington, Delaware for the rest of the week. --- While always prone to saying the wrong thing, Biden in recent weeks has been on a roll. --------- But Biden has been the victim of many other self-inflicted wounds during the past several weeks, including calling Obama President Clinton, calling Romney President Romney, suggesting the Irish drink too much, crossing himself in front of a meeting of over 1,000 conservative rabbis, and paying...
  • Gaffetastic Joe: Great moments in Biden history

    05/25/2012 5:43:25 PM PDT · by lward99 · 1 replies
    Times247 ^ | 5/25/2012 | Douglas Ernst
    Joe Biden is the vice president with a gift for gaffe. So prevalent are his public relations disasters that pundits wonder whether his job is to make President Obama look smart. It's hard to argue otherwise. He advised the president not to raid Osama bin Laden's compound. In Biden's world, paying higher taxes is "patriotic." Ultimately, the gaffes aren't funny they're sad. The man who doesn't want "a real job" because "you have to produce" is a heartbeat away from the presidency Read more: http://times247.com/pset/22gaffetastic-joe-great-moments-in-biden-history1/page/0#ixzz1vvqOZuor
  • Krauthammer: Obamas narcissism wont allow him to replace Biden with Hillary

    05/24/2012 6:44:32 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 37 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | May 24, 2012 | Jeff Poor
    During the Internet broadcast of the Fox News Channels Special Report Online Wednesday, syndicated columnist Charles Krauthammer told viewers why the odds of Secretary of State Hillary Clinton replacing Vice President Joe Biden on the Democrats 2012 presidential ticket are very low. Id say that the Indianapolis Colts have a better chance of winning the Super Bowl, Krauthammer said. And I have only one reason for saying that, and that is Obamas I say this not as a clinician narcissism. Obama, I think, can never bring himself to do something very large, like this, which would show that...